Category: News @ Tyne Coast College

Séamus Moran 1972 – 2021

  For the last few years, Séamus Moran has been the figurehead of the University and College Union at Tyne Coast College. Based in South Tyneside in the Marine School, he was keen to show that the union represented members both sides of the water, getting across to North Tyneside to make sure members were…


Response to consultation on STC and TMC merger

    The recognised Joint Trade Unions (GMB, UCU and UNISON) respond to the proposed merger of South Tyneside College and Tyne Metropolitan College as follows.   Background and Introduction It has been known for some time that South Tyneside College and Tyne Metropolitan College (“the Colleges”) are to merge and form one FE institution. …


UCU Northern Region FE Sector Committee statement

The Northern Region of UCU notes the recent 24% adult funding cut and the devastating impact this will have on both colleges and adults who wish to re-enter education to further their careers. It calls upon the government to invest in Further Education, not cut, at a time when an ever-changing jobs market requires colleges…